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2018 Trade Brands Tour Natal Rally

For the first round of the 2018 National Rally Championship, the Natal motor Cycle and Car Club took a bold decision to move the event from its home for the past 10 years The event has traditionally been run on the KZN South Coast centred around Scottburgh. The reason has been that the gravel roads […]

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KZN Motor Racing: Dezzi’s Raceway in Port Shepstone

Desmond Gutzeit is a remarkable man. In a few short years he single-handedly achieved what all KZN Motor Sport Clubs and enthusiasts failed to achieve in more than 30 years. In  1982 the last motor race was run at the Roy Hesketh circuit in Pietermaritzburg. Over the years, many attempts were made to obtain land […]

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PMC Gauteng Rally Preview – Castrol Team Toyota

With Round 3 of the South African National Rally Championship around the corner, one can’t help but wonder about Castrol Team Toyota’s chances of achieving a hat-trick of wins. The PMC Gauteng Rally, which takes place in the Babsfontein area on 23 and 24 May, 2014, may just be the setting for such a triumph, […]

Formula 1 Solved

It’s no secret that Formula 1 has its fair share of problems. Like any sports it’s seen plenty of highs and lows throughout its colourful history. Moments such as Jack Brabham pushing his car over the finish line to win the 1959 world championship, or the 1966 Monaco grand prix, where only 3 of the […]

Speculation! Speculation! Read All About It!

With the annual game of musical racing chairs currently in full swing in the wonderfully wacky world of Formula 1 and the first major player, Mark “Skeletor” Webber, having made the earth shattering decision to yet again stay with Red Bull on a performance based yearly contract it bring us the perfect opportunity to examine […]

Silverstone 2012

Red Bull driver Mark Webber took his second victory of the season at the British Grand Prix this past weekend, following an intense battle with Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso in the closing laps that centred around tyre strategy. The consistent Aussie now closes up to Alonso in the Drivers’ Championship, who continues to lead one of […]

Formula One: Valencia

History is normally a pretty good indicator of what one can expect from a race track. Since joining the Formula One calendar in 2008, no driver has won from further back than forth place on the starting grid – with most overtaking as a result of cleverly planned pit stop strategies, rather than on-track manoeuvres. […]

Weekend at the Races II

On a Sunny Sunday afternoon in Montreal, Canada, McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton became the seventh winner from seven grands prix this year…

Nissan DeltaWing hits Le Mans

While it may look more Batmobile than Le Mans racer, the Nissan DeltaWing aims to change the face of endurance racing forever in what is the most radical motorsport project of its time.

Weekend at the Races

Formula One With Monaco being the hardest circuit of the year to overtake on, the emphasis was on tyre strategy to help move drivers forward during the race. Red Bull’s Mark Webber became the season’s sixth different winner in six races – a new record – underlining just how closely matched the cars are this […]